Crypto exchange Binance says it won’t unilaterally freeze accounts in Russia

Crypto exchange Binance says it won't unilaterally freeze accounts in Russia

Feb 28 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has no plans to unilaterally freeze user accounts in Russia, the company’s representative said on Monday, after Ukraine had asked cryptocurrency bourses to block operations with Russia.”We are not going to unilaterally freeze millions of innocent users’ accounts. Crypto was meant to provide greater financial freedom for people … Read more

WazirX launches BUIDL Your Own Exchange Program For Crypto Entrepreneurs

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🔊 Listen to this Article India’s largest crypto exchange, WazirX, unveiled BUIDL With WazirX, allowing crypto entrepreneurs to build their exchange. With BUIDL – crypto version of the term ‘build’ – WazirX aims to take the ecosystem to the next level by helping aspiring crypto entrepreneurs navigate the landscape. The platform will provide various tools … Read more

JPX Acquires Stake in Mitsui-Backed Crypto Exchange

JPX Acquires Stake in Mitsui-Backed Crypto Exchange

JPX says the investment will help it strengthen its relationship with the issuer of ZipangCoin, a new digital currency pegged to the price of gold. Get access today Sign up for a free 2-week trial and get instant, unrestricted and unlimited access to Regulation Asia. FREE TRIAL Already taken your free trial? Get in touch … Read more

Crypto Exchange Binance Says It Is Taking Steps Against Sanction Targets

Crypto Exchange Binance Says It Is Taking Steps Against Sanction Targets

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance said it is working to take action against those who have been sanctioned by Western countries following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “We have assembled a dedicated global compliance task force, including world-renowned sanctions experts, and are taking the steps necessary to ensure we take action against those that have … Read more

WazirX launches build-your-own exchange program for crypto entrepreneurs

With BUIDL, a crypto version of the term ‘build’, WazirX aims to help aspiring crypto entrepreneurs navigate the landscape. (MINT_PRINT)

India’s largest crypto exchange WazirX has unveiled ‘BUIDL With WazirX’, allowing crypto entrepreneurs to build their own exchange. With BUIDL, a crypto version of the term ‘build’, WazirX aims to help aspiring crypto entrepreneurs navigate the landscape. The platform will provide various tools and capabilities to entrepreneurs by releasing application programming interfaces (APIs), thereby giving … Read more

Founders of crypto exchange BitMEX plead guilty to bank secrecy act violations

Founders of crypto exchange BitMEX plead guilty to bank secrecy act violations

A representations of cryptocurrencies in this illustration taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterNEW YORK, Feb 24 (Reuters) – The founders of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX pleaded guilty to violating the bank secrecy act by failing to establish an anti-money laundering program, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said on … Read more

Crypto exchange FTX hires luxury partnerships chief

Crypto exchange FTX hires luxury partnerships chief

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX wants to take its marketing beyond headline-grabbing sports deals with the hiring of beauty entrepreneur Lauren Remington Platt as its new head of global luxury partnerships. Why it matters: For crypto to continue to enter the mainstream, it’ll need to get in front of more audiences. For crypto companies, a big part … Read more

Next Bitcoin Bull Run Not Before 2024, Says Top Crypto Exchange Co-Founder

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Bitcoin may see its next great bull run only in 2024 or maybe even 2025, according to the co-founder of one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges. Bitcoin is down by 30.93 percent year-over-year, but it has pared some of the losses it sustained in January.According to Du Jun, Co-Founder of Huobi, Bitcoin may only … Read more

Crypto exchange FTX is launching a gaming unit to drive token adoption

Crypto exchange FTX is launching a gaming unit to drive token adoption

Crypto exchange FTX is launching a new team focused on driving cryptocurrency and non-fungible token (or NFT) adoption in the gaming world, according to a Bloomberg report. The initial offering from the new gaming unit will reportedly be a “crypto as a service” platform through which game publishers can launch tokens and provide support for … Read more

Sam Bankman-Fried heads crypto exchange worth billions

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PARIS: Sam Bankman-Fried donned a suit and tie this week, abandoning his preferred hoodie and dark T-shirt for a hearing before US Senators. The lawmakers had summoned the 29-year-old multi-billionaire on Wednesday to discuss the regulation of digital assets in his capacity as co-founder and CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange platform FTX. Less than three … Read more

New York Stock Exchange Goes Bullish on Crypto, Metaverse, NFT Plans; Files for Permits

New York Stock Exchange Goes Bullish on Crypto, Metaverse, NFT Plans; Files for Permits

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has asked for permission to use NYSE as a trademark for its future expansion as a cryptocurrency exchange and a metaverse-backed NFT marketplace. The US has been witnessing political, administrative, and industrial support for the crypto sector even as laws on its regulation remain awaited. NYSE has applied with the … Read more

Sam Bankman-Fried, 29, heads crypto exchange worth billions

Sam Bankman-Fried, 29, heads crypto exchange worth billions

FROM HONG KONG TO THE BAHAMAS Son of Stanford Law School professors and a graduate of the elite Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Bankman-Fried worked as a broker on Wall Street before turning to cryptocurrencies in 2017. He observed large variations in price between the online platforms where people can buy and sell crypto money … Read more

Crypto exchange Gate.io enters 2022 with several major milestones already under its belt: Review

Crypto exchange Gate.io enters 2022 with several major milestones already under its belt: Review

Trading cryptocurrencies is not an easy undertaking with many technical indicators, market changes, external factors and a constantly changing ecosystem in a way. So it’s no wonder many investors have trouble navigating this space. However, while strategy plays a significant role in the outcome of a trade, it is only one of the factors that … Read more

Life Clips’ Belfrics Subsidiary Grows Crypto Exchange Volume while Expanding Trading Opportunities with Forex and Derivatives Platform

Life Clips’ Belfrics Subsidiary Grows Crypto Exchange Volume while Expanding Trading Opportunities with Forex and Derivatives Platform

AVENTURA, Fla., Feb. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With the announcement of more than $1.5 billion in exchange volume, Life Clips’ (OTC Pink: LCLP) (the “Company”) subsidiaries that make up the Belfrics group of companies, have significantly increased the year over year volumes on its exchanges and with it, an equally impressive increase in revenue … Read more

Amber Group acquires DeCurret, a crypto-asset exchange service provider

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Amber Group acquires DeCurret, a crypto-asset exchange service provider By Leandra Monteiro Today Amber Bitcoin crypto exchange Amber Group, a global digital asset platform, announced the acquisition of DeCurret Inc. (DeCurret), the crypto asset exchange subsidiary of DeCurret Holdings, Inc., by Amber Group subsidiary WhaleFin Holdings Japan K.K (WhaleFin Japan). The transaction marks Amber Group’s … Read more

Crypto Unicorn Amber Group Acquires Japanese Exchange DeCurret Inc.

Crypto Unicorn Amber Group Acquires Japanese Exchange DeCurret Inc.

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Crypto exchange Bakkt has tumbled 90% since October debut

Crypto exchange Bakkt has tumbled 90% since October debut

Shares of digital-asset marketplace Bakkt Holdings Inc. have dropped to all-time lows, wiping out about $10 billion in market value since reaching a record high following the firm’s much-touted public market debut in October. The platform, majority owned by New York Stock Exchange parent Intercontinental Exchange Inc., began trading in October after the close of … Read more

Best Crypto Exchange Australia – 3 Cheap Bitcoin Exchanges

Best Crypto Exchange Australia - 3 Cheap Bitcoin Exchanges

In 2021, the Bitcoin price hit an all-time high of $96,550 AUD per coin on Australian cryptocurrency exchanges. Bitcoin is now trading at a 50% discount after going into a correction and sideways consolidation in early 2022 – potentially making Bitcoin a good investment at this price point, with a long-term horizon in mind.Many financial … Read more

South Korean crypto exchange plans ‘eco-friendly’ NFTs for K-pop fans

South Korean crypto exchange plans ‘eco-friendly’ NFTs for K-pop fans

The head of South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange has promised that its non-fungible tokens featuring K-pop stars BTS will be “eco-friendly” after a backlash from environmentally conscious young fans.Upbit launched its crypto art marketplace in November and plans to release a range of NFTs featuring members of BTS in a joint venture with the boy … Read more

Zonda brings European crypto exchange to Canada with FINTRAC approval

Zonda brings European crypto exchange to Canada with FINTRAC approval

The Polish crypto exchange serves more than one million customers and has recently rebranded from BitBay. Zonda has become the first European cryptocurrency exchange to be granted regulatory approval to operate in Canada, signaling a new chapter for digital currencies in the country, the firm announced.Catering to more than a million active users, the European-based … Read more

Laos Central Bank Authorises Crypto Exchange Platforms

Laos Central Bank Authorises Crypto Exchange Platforms

Cryptocurrency exchange platforms Lao Digital Assets Exchange and Bitqik are expected to start providing services in April. Get access today Sign up for a free 2-week trial and get instant, unrestricted and unlimited access to Regulation Asia. FREE TRIAL Already taken your free trial? Get in touch with our team and enquire about a subscription … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Islamist attacker’s suspected accomplices used crypto exchange Binance, German police say

EXCLUSIVE Islamist attacker's suspected accomplices used crypto exchange Binance, German police say

Biance app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. To match Special Report FINANCE-CRYPTO-CURRENCY/BINANCE REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterLONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Two men suspected by Germany of assisting an Islamist gunman, who killed four people in Vienna in 2020, used the major cryptocurrency … Read more

Middle Eastern crypto exchange Rain raises $110 million led by Kleiner Perkins and Paradigm

Middle Eastern crypto exchange Rain raises $110 million led by Kleiner Perkins and Paradigm

Bahrain-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Rain has raised $110 million in a Series B round co-led by Kleiner Perkins and Paradigm (the largest crypto fund in the world founded by Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam and former Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang). It is the first Middle East investment for both the firms. The round is one of … Read more

Softbank-backed Brazilian crypto firm acquires Portuguese exchange

Softbank-backed Brazilian crypto firm acquires Portuguese exchange

A representation of the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin is seen in this picture illustration taken June 14, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su/Illustration/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterNEW YORK, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Softbank-backed Brazilian company 2TM, which runs Latin America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Mercado Bitcoin, said on Wednesday it will acquire a controlling stake in … Read more

Victims of $200 million hack of BitMart crypto exchange still waiting to get their money back

Victims of $200 million hack of BitMart crypto exchange still waiting to get their money back

Cryptocurrency exchange BitMart promised a full reimbursement to the victims of the platform-wide $200 million hack, but some users still haven’t gotten their money back, according to a report from CNBC. Hackers made off with a variety of tokens on December 4th after using a stolen privacy key to gain access to one of BitMart’s … Read more

FIA issues notice to crypto exchange Binance in multi-million dollar scam – Pakistan

FIA issues notice to crypto exchange Binance in multi-million dollar scam - Pakistan

The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing (Sindh) said on Friday that it had issued a notice to an official from Binance, a popular cryptocurrency exchange, while investigating a multi-million dollar scam. In a press release, the FIA said that the Cyber Crime Wing had issued an order of attendance to Hamza Khan, the … Read more

Ex-Head of Crypto Exchange Wex Released in Poland – Bitcoin News

Ex-head of Crypto Exchange Wex Released in Poland

Former chief executive of the Russian cryptocurrency exchange Wex, Dmitry Vasiliev, has been released from arrest in Warsaw earlier this month. The ex-head of the now-defunct coin trading platform has since returned to Russia while court proceedings against him in Poland are still ongoing. Polish Court Rejects Extradition of Wex Executive to Kazakhstan Authorities in … Read more

GST officials detect Rs 40 crore evasion by crypto exchange | India News

Crypto transactions should be recognised as asset class, regulated centrally: RSS body | India News

CHENNAI: The GST authorities in Mumbai have detected evasion of Rs 40.5 crore and recovered Rs 49.2 crore in cash linked to GST evaded, interest and penalty while investigating the business activities of cryptocurrency exchange WazirX. WazirX exchange is managed by Zanmai Labs while the cryptocurrency ‘WRX’ it deals with is owned by Seychelles-based Binance … Read more

Crypto exchange WazirX dodged Rs 40.5 crore in tax, says GST department

Crypto exchange WazirX dodged Rs 40.5 crore in tax, says GST department

Mumbai: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) department has begun an investigation into the activities of cryptocurrency exchange WazirX for allegedly evading Rs 40.5 crore in tax. Late on Thursday evening, the tax department recovered Rs 49.2 crore from the company – the GST owed plus interest and penalties. The indirect tax department said that … Read more

Ontario securities regulator slams Binance after crypto exchange claims it can continue operating there

Ontario securities regulator slams Binance after crypto exchange claims it can continue operating there

Binance users in Canada are getting mixed signals on whether the exchange can or cannot operate in the country. On December 29, Binance users in the province of Ontario began flagging updates they had been receiving from the exchange. The updates, which representatives for Binance have confirmed as authentic to The Block, say that they no … Read more

Coinsbit Crypto Exchange Lists GreenCoin AI (GRC)

Coinsbit Crypto Exchange Lists GreenCoin AI (GRC)

Beverly Hills, Dec. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GreenCoin.AI (GRC) is excited to announce the listing of its GRC coin on the global crypto trading platform Coinsbit beginning Dec. 30, 2021. Coinsbit, which launched in August 2018, operates in 73 crypto markets and has millions of active users.  GreenCoin.AI’s (GRC) revolutionary blockchain-powered, “burn-to-earn” fitness-plus-finance ecosystem … Read more

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is trying to woo France

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is trying to woo France

A representation of cryptocurrency Binance is seen in this illustration taken August 6, 2021.Dado Ruvic | ReutersCrypto giant Binance is bolstering its presence in France after a choppy year of regulatory scrutiny.The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is financing a 100 million euro ($113 million) initiative with industry group France FinTech in an effort to support … Read more

Crypto Exchange Targets NFT Art Lending Market

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Back in March, Bridge Oracle CEO Sina Estavi bought a non-fungible token (NFT) of now-former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s first tweet for $2.9 million. How much would you loan him with it as collateral? U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken CEO Jesse Powell intends to find out. Like many other exchanges, including Changpeng “CZ” Zhao’s Binance, Brian … Read more

Turkish unit of crypto exchange Binance fined

ISTANBUL: Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK) imposed an 8 million lira ($751,314) fine on the local unit of cryptocurrency exchange Binance over violations found during liability inspections, the Anadolu news agency said on Saturday. The fine imposed on BN Teknoloji was the first of its kind after the authority took on responsibilities to oversee … Read more

Crypto․com CEO Kris Marszalek Accuses Coinmarketcap․com of ‘Arbitrarily Reducing’ Exchange Rankings – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Crypto․com CEO Kris Marszalek Accuses Coinmarketcap․com of 'Arbitrarily Reducing' Exchange Rankings – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Crypto․com CEO Kris Marszalek has an issue with coinmarketcap.com’s exchange volume rankings, according to a tweet he published on December 25. Marszalek claimed in his tweet that the popular crypto aggregation website “arbitrarily reduced” the exchange’s ranking. Crypto․com CEO Complains About Coinmarketcap․com’s Exchange Rankings A recent tweet stemming from the CEO of Crypto.com’s Kris Marszalek … Read more

Turkish unit of crypto exchange Binance fined, news agency says

Turkish unit of crypto exchange Binance fined, news agency says

Representation of cryptocurrency Binance Coin, the native token of the cryptocurrency exchange, is seen in this illustration taken November 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationISTANBUL, Dec 25 (Reuters) – Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK) imposed an 8 million lira ($751,314) fine on the local unit of cryptocurrency exchange Binance over violations found during liability inspections, the … Read more

Hathor (HTR) lists on Crypto Exchange Gate.io

Hathor (HTR) lists on Crypto Exchange Gate.io

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Dec. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hathor Labs is excited to announce that it has successfully listed its native token, HTR (“Hathor”), on cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io. The listing on Gate.io is part of Hathor’s global expansion plan, aiming to facilitate access to HTR across geographies. The listing on Gate.io took place … Read more

Crypto Exchange FTX US Partners With US Sports Teams to Enable Trading, NFT Activities

Crypto Exchange FTX US Partners With US Sports Teams to Enable Trading, NFT Activities

In a multi-year deal, crypto exchange FTX US has been chosen as the official crypto partner of Washington, DC-based Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE). The deal will allow sports enthusiasts to engage in crypto activities and purchase official non-fungible tokens (NFTs) related to their favourite sports. The teams supported in this deal are the Washington … Read more

Binance Developing Crypto Exchange in Indonesia – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Binance Developing Crypto Exchange in Indonesia With Telkom Asia's Venture Capital Arm

Binance has formed a joint venture with a consortium led by Telkom Indonesia’s $830-million venture capital arm. Binance aims “to expand the blockchain ecosystem in Indonesia with the development of a new Indonesian-based digital asset exchange.” Binance Building Cryptocurrency Exchange in Indonesia Blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider Binance announced Wednesday that it has established a … Read more

Exchange CEO Warns 2022 Could See Bitcoin Crash Amid Huge Ethereum, BNB, Solana, Cardano And XRP Sell-Off

Exchange CEO Warns 2022 Could See Bitcoin Crash Amid Huge Ethereum, BNB, Solana, Cardano And XRP Sell-Off

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have fallen sharply this week, with the combined value of the crypto market losing almost $1 trillion since its peak in November. Subscribe now to Forbes’ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and discover hot new NFT and crypto blockbusters poised for 1,000% gains’ The bitcoin price has fallen to lows of just … Read more

Crypto exchange leader Binance bolsters user safeguards with new audit program

Crypto exchange leader Binance bolsters user safeguards with new audit program

Blockchain crypto exchange giant Binance announced today that it has launched Project Shield, the latest level of protection designed to safeguard Binance users and provide them access to secure projects. Project Shield is Binance’s third endeavor to provide greater security to those who use the crypto exchange trading platform after their security research and investigations … Read more

Crypto Exchange AscendEX (Formerly Bitmax) Hacked: $80 Million Allegedly Stolen

Crypto Exchange AscendEX (Formerly Bitmax) Hacked: $80 Million Allegedly Stolen

AscendEX, a cryptocurrency exchange that recently celebrated its third anniversary, confirmed that numerous tokens were maliciously transferred out of its hot wallet earlier today. While the firm is yet to affirm the total amount stolen, early estimations show that the funds are worth roughly $80 million. The company admitted to detecting an undisclosed number of … Read more

Amazon’s Server Outage Took Down a ‘Decentralized’ Crypto Exchange

Amazon's Server Outage Took Down a 'Decentralized' Crypto Exchange

With the rise of so-called “decentralized finance,” or DeFi—a wave of new cryptocurrency projects that seek to replicate financial services on the blockchain without intermediaries—an important question has emerged: How “decentralized” is all of this stuff, really?As it turns out, some of what makes up “web3,” which DeFi falls within, is dependent on centralized web … Read more

Bitcoin Trading Is Coming to Colombian Lender Bancolombia; Crypto Exchange Gemini to Enable Transactions

Bitcoin Trading Is Coming to Colombian Lender Bancolombia; Crypto Exchange Gemini to Enable Transactions

Colombian bank Bancolombia has teamed up with cryptocurrency exchange platform Gemini to facilitate Bitcoin trading in the South American nation. The initiative will launch on December 14 as part of a government-sponsored pilot programme aimed at observing public inclination towards Bitcoin trading. The Bancolombia bank and its subsidiaries has around 18 million customers across the … Read more

Singapore suspends crypto exchange over row with K-pop band BTS | Cryptocurrencies

Singapore’s financial regulator has reportedly suspended Bitget, a crypto exchange that is mired in a row involving South Korea’s biggest boyband, BTS.Bitget has removed the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s logo from its website, the Guardian confirmed. The platform still claims to have licences from Australia, Canada and the United States, according to its website.According to … Read more

Singapore suspends crypto exchange over spat with K-pop group BTS

Singapore suspends crypto exchange over spat with K-pop group BTS

Singapore’s financial regulator has suspended a prominent digital currency exchange at the centre of a row involving a crypto pension scheme claiming links to South Korea’s biggest boy band BTS.Singapore’s move to suspend the local operations of Bitget, a shirt sponsor of Italian football team Juventus, comes as the city-state seeks to establish itself as … Read more

Largest Crypto Exchange in Brazil Lists Shiba Inu

Largest Crypto Exchange in Brazil Lists Shiba Inu

Cryptocurrency traders in Latin America have more reasons to be happy now that Shiba Inu is coming to a country in the region.  Mercado Bitcoin Brings Shiba Inu to Latin America The largest crypto exchange in Brazil, Mercado Bitcoin, announced on Twitter that it would be listing Shiba Inu for trading starting from December 1. … Read more

Song Remains the Same for Crypto Exchange Apps

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Within the cryptocurrency sphere, not much remains static. Certainly not the pricing of the digital issuances themselves, where the price of bitcoin and other holdings can gyrate wildly, several percentage points, in a matter of minutes. Up? Down? Depends on when you hit the “refresh” button. Ah, but there are at least some things that … Read more